This week's top stories were a grab bag: Twitter and NoSQL, open educational resources, mobile video and a blogging forefather reinventing blogging. Sounds like a typical week here at ReadWriteWeb. Foursquare's launch of a Jersey Shore badge (yeah, it freaked us out, too) was the top location story. In Internet of Things news there's a Rutgers University project that's using Scratch to make household appliances easily programmable. And credible rumors of a Verizon iPhone announcement rounded out the week's mobile news. Read on for more top stories.

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